To Continue Please Select A Location

Saskatchewan Sari-Sari: Filipino Roots, Prairie Growth Featuring Filipino-Canadian Community History Exhibit

The WDM is proud to partner with the Filipino-Canadian Association of Saskatchewan Inc. (FILCAS) to showcase Filipino-Canadian heritage and history in the Museum. Visitors can learn about the history of the Filipino-Canadian community in Saskatchewan through artifacts and stories on exhibit curated by community members who arrived in Saskatchewan from the 1960s onwards.

FILCAS is the registered, non-profit umbrella organization serving the Filipino-Canadian community in Saskatchewan. Established in 1973, FILCAS celebrated 50 years of connecting and supporting the over 44,000 Filipinos living in Saskatchewan in 2024. Their community history showcase is a tangible reminder of the long history of Filipino immigration and settlement in Saskatchewan.

In Filipino culture, sari-sari means “variety” and is commonly used to describe the small neighbourhood retail store that is a staple in communities throughout the Philippines. Not only do these stores provide a variety of convenient goods, but also serve as social hubs helping to build community. The sari-sari store is a symbol of the Filipino spirit of community support, it’s only fitting that the community marks the end of their year-long celebration of FILCAS’s 50th anniversary by showcasing the immigration journey and contributions of Filipino-Canadians in Saskatchewan.

Visitors can find the FILCAS community showcase exhibit, Saskatchewan Sari-Sari, in the East Wing of the WDM Saskatoon from June 9, 2024 to June 30, 2025. Celebrate and learn about Filipino culture and history in Saskatchewan!

By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: . You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact